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    Re: Healthy Meals at Restaurants

    Subway Veggie Delight on whole wheat, no cheese, no mayo. Skip the chips and the cookie. Drink unsweetened iced tea.

    At any restaurant, when you order a main course salad with grilled shrimp or chicken, tell them no cheese, dressing on the side.

    In restaurants that serve breakfast all day, order eggs, whole-wheat toast, bacon, and share your bacon with everyone at the table. This is also usually the cheapest option, and you can get a whole lot of protein for a few bucks. Lots of places will also swap the hashbrowns for the veggie of the day.

    Another tip: walk to and from the restaurant - or at least, do not do the drive-thru and park as far away in the lot as you can. If you have to do fast food, order the small of everything. Most places will do a plain hamburger, which is meat and a bun, period, without all the ketchup (full of sugar) and mayo, etc. No cheese, ever. (it's not real cheese anyway).

    Another tip, you don't have to eat every bite of everything. So many restaurants serve double-portions. Take half of it home and have another meal from it.

    Every fast food joint posts its calories on line (if not in the restaurant). Read before you go. There are some real shockers in there.


    Last edited by pourcyne; 07-13-2014 at 08:19 AM.

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    Re: Healthy Meals at Restaurants

    Tried the strawberry fields chicken salad from Wendy's yesterday. It was delicious.



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    Re: Healthy Meals at Restaurants

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    Tried the strawberry fields chicken salad from Wendy's yesterday. It was delicious.
    I agree. We have got those several times driving to and from Iowa tbisw summer...tough to eat while driving.



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    Re: Healthy Meals at Restaurants

    Hy-Vee salad bar.



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    Re: Healthy Meals at Restaurants

    Quote Originally Posted by besserheimerphat View Post
    Korean food as healthy??? Typical Korean food includes LOTS of red meat. Not that it isn't delicious, but not the first thing I think of as healthy. Of course my direct knowledge of Korean food so far is exclusively Korean barbecue, but my Korean coworker confirmed that Koreans typically eat a lot of red meat.

    Just eat kimchi everyday, you'll have the smallest circle of friends possible.



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